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Title:Guts and Pity : The Hanging That Ended Capital Punishment in Australia
Price:AUD$19.30 (about USD$11.90)
Signed:By Author
Item ID:SB00-0218188
Publisher:Currency Press, Paddington, New South Wales, 1996
Dust Jacket:No
Currency Press, 1996, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First, Signed by Author, Illustrated By: Photographic

300 g; 104 pages, last four pages blank, includes appendix of resources And, Personalities Involved in the Case, which excludes Ronald Ryan! Inscribed by the author on the title page. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs and some facsimiles of newspapers articles. Barry Dickins, the author of the award-winning play Remember Ronald Ryan, powerfully evokes Ryan the man, the drama of his story and the historical background to the execution, with a rich collection of anecdote and ephemera: recollections by people connect with Ryan's escape, arrest, detention and appeal, as well as supporters and opponents of capital punishment. -- from the rear panel. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. The author has signed the book on the title page.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Sociology; Local History -- Victoria; Legal; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0868194247. ISBN/EAN: 9780868194240. Inventory No: 0218188.
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